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 The DVM Program at Colorado State University prepares students for careers in the veterinary field in a world-class facility in Fort Collins, Colorado.

DVM Degree Program

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program

The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences annually admits approximately 138 new students to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program, culminating in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Admission to the veterinary medicine program at Colorado State is open to all students. Hands-on experience, from day one, alongside world-class faculty in an atmosphere designed to help you succeed make the Colorado State University veterinary program unique.

Program of Study

  • Years 1 and 2 include comprehensive biomedical veterinary sciences and veterinary education and hands-on clinical experiences on CSU’s main campus.
  • Years 3 and 4 work side-by-side with exceptional clinicians at the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital through a series of specialty rotations. Students are full care team members, not bystanders.
  • In the future, consider a three-year specialty residency or a PhD.

DVM News & Announcements

  • todos santos
    Colorado State veterinary students may gain unique experience through newly established externships based at the CSU Todos Santos Center. The ongoing program fulfills requests for more international and hands-on training.
  • shine, miniature horse, ortho pets
    A miniature horse named Shine has a new spring in his step after receiving a rare prosthetic hoof at our Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The little horse had amputation surgery to remove a mangled rear hoof, then received a device that allows him to walk – and even trot!​
  • dvm students rescue abused horses colorado state university
    A CSU veterinary team gave 23 abused and neglected stallions a second chance at life by visiting the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center to conduct castration surgeries. Now the rescued horses, seized during a cruelty investigation, may be rehabilitated and offered for adoption.​​
  • project homeless connect 2016
    Volunteers from our DVM Program provided pet exams and vaccinations at Project Homeless Connect in Fort Collins.​

 DVM Graduation Spring 2016


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​1601 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1601

​(970) 491-7052


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Veterinary Teaching Hospital Fax: (970) 297-1205